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Windows 7: BSOD, i suspect hal.dll may be the cause

20 Mar 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 
BSOD, i suspect hal.dll may be the cause

i have attached the dump file. i have also used bluescreenview.exe and this is what i got



i have also ran System File Checker and nothing was wrong. what worries me is the bug check code 0x00000124 supposedly it is hardware error.

so if it is hardware, can someone help me find which hardware it is? and yes my cpu is OCed but i have already tested stability so it is fine

refer to my system specs for info on my system

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20 Mar 2012   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

There is no way to test while you are overclocked. You may have been stable once, but you are having BSOD'S now.

Of note these drivers are probably not the cause but are from as far back as 2005 and relate to Overclocking. This one at least needs to be made current. Related to RTCore64.sys MSI Afterburner from Micro-Star Int'l Co. Ltd. Yours 2005!!

After you revert back to stock and have updated if you are still BSOD'ing upload the DMPS


Other drivers needing updating
Code:
vcsvad.sys    11/16/2008 5:51:18 AM        
ALSysIO64.sys    4/19/2009 3:41:04 PM                               
intelsmb.sys    5/13/2009 3:31:00 AM        
GEARAspiWDM.sys    5/18/2009 8:17:04 AM                            
LHidFilt.Sys    6/17/2009 12:49:39 PM      
LMouFilt.Sys    6/17/2009 12:49:43 PM                           
AsUpIO.sys    7/5/2009 10:21:38 PM          
IOCBIOS.SYS    7/9/2009 1:47:22 PM
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Quote:
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- if there are difficulties in locating them, post back with questions and someone will try and help you locate the appropriate program.
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20 Mar 2012   #3

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

well i just finished a 3hr stability test for my cpu and it was fine, i will probably do a longer one sometime this weekend overnight just to make sure stability is good. so would i still have to revert back to stock settings?

also about the msi afterburner i have to update the latest version? i just checked their website i i currently have the up to date version.

and to update drivers i simply just uninstall the program related to these drivers and install the latest versions?

as for these:
vcsvad.sys 11/16/2008 5:51:18 AM
ALSysIO64.sys 4/19/2009 3:41:04 PM
intelsmb.sys 5/13/2009 3:31:00 AM
GEARAspiWDM.sys 5/18/2009 8:17:04 AM
LHidFilt.Sys 6/17/2009 12:49:39 PM
LMouFilt.Sys 6/17/2009 12:49:43 PM
AsUpIO.sys 7/5/2009 10:21:38 PM
IOCBIOS.SYS 7/9/2009 1:47:22 PM

i will get them right now
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20 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes, revert to stock settings to ensure that anything else that's not related to your overclock isn't the problem.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2012   #5

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KevinTram View Post
well i just finished a 3hr stability test for my cpu and it was fine, i will probably do a longer one sometime this weekend overnight just to make sure stability is good. so would i still have to revert back to stock settings?

also about the msi afterburner i have to update the latest version? i just checked their website i i currently have the up to date version.

and to update drivers i simply just uninstall the program related to these drivers and install the latest versions?

as for these:
vcsvad.sys 11/16/2008 5:51:18 AM
ALSysIO64.sys 4/19/2009 3:41:04 PM
intelsmb.sys 5/13/2009 3:31:00 AM
GEARAspiWDM.sys 5/18/2009 8:17:04 AM
LHidFilt.Sys 6/17/2009 12:49:39 PM
LMouFilt.Sys 6/17/2009 12:49:43 PM
AsUpIO.sys 7/5/2009 10:21:38 PM
IOCBIOS.SYS 7/9/2009 1:47:22 PM

i will get them right now

If the rtcore64.sys (from 2005) is the newest version you may have to remove it for it cant know how to work in win 7 given it was written at least 5 years prior to its release.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2012   #6

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

ok i just reverted my oc back to stock. and to update drivers i simply just uninstall the program related to these drivers and install the latest versions?

also how do i remove rtcore64.sys?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2012   #7

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KevinTram View Post
ok i just reverted my oc back to stock. and to update drivers i simply just uninstall the program related to these drivers and install the latest versions?

also how do i remove rtcore64.sys?
Good question. One way you can prevent it from loading is to rename it rtcore64.bak

It may be in programs and features as part of a utility package. Im not sure.
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20 Mar 2012   #8

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

k i found rtcore64.sys and have uninstalled it in my device manager

so back to the drivers thing how exactly do i update those drivers? do i just uninstall current program and install latest version?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2012   #9

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

i have removed logitech set point and reinstalled a newer version of it so this should update these two
LHidFilt.Sys 6/17/2009 12:49:39 PM
LMouFilt.Sys 6/17/2009 12:49:43 PM

i have uninstalled the driver in device manager
vcsvad.sys

this driver belongs to coretemp program, i have deleted the program since it wasn't a software that required installation to use and new version required installation so i_ downloaded & installed new version
ALSysIO64.sys



dont know about these drivers so need help
AsUpIO.sys - ASUS hardware monitoring software related
IOCBIOS.SYS - Intel Extreme Tuning Utility - Desktop Control
intelsmb.sys
GEARAspiWDM.sys
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2012   #10

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KevinTram View Post
i have removed logitech set point and reinstalled a newer version of it so this should update these two
LHidFilt.Sys 6/17/2009 12:49:39 PM
LMouFilt.Sys 6/17/2009 12:49:43 PM

i have uninstalled the driver in device manager
vcsvad.sys

this driver belongs to coretemp program, i have deleted the program since it wasn't a software that required installation to use and new version required installation so i_ downloaded & installed new version
ALSysIO64.sys



dont know about these drivers so need help
AsUpIO.sys - ASUS hardware monitoring software related
IOCBIOS.SYS - Intel Extreme Tuning Utility - Desktop Control
intelsmb.sys
GEARAspiWDM.sys
Good job. I would only worry about the IOCBIOS.SYS that needs to be updated.
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